PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 17-580

 

“AMENDING PCSD RESOLUTION NO. 16-568BY FURTHER EXTENDING THE PERIOD TO OPERATE AND DISPOSE OF REMAINING STOCK IN CAGES PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 21 PARAGRAPH 3 OF PCSD ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 05, SERIES OF 2014 UNTIL JUNE 15, 2017”

 

WHEREAS, on October 28, 2014, PCSD Resolution No. 14-508 entitled “Approving the Revised Guidelines for the Regulation and Monitoring of the Catching, Trading, Culturing, Transporting and Exporting of Reef-fish-for-Food in the Province of Palawan further Amending PCSD Administrative Order No. 05” was passed;

 

WHEREAS,Section 21, paragraph 3 of the above-citedproviding for the Transitory Provision which states, to wit:

 

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“All owners and/or operators of fish cages, except with the approved hatcheries and only for hatchery-bred fishes, shall be allowed to dispose of their remaining fishes in their cages, but in no case to be beyond two (2) year from the effectivity of this Order.”

 

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WHEREAS,in response to the formal requests of RFF stakeholders on November 18, 2016, the PCSD Resolution No. 16-568 was passed amending Section 21, paragraph 3 of PCSD Administrative Order No. 05, series of 2014 by resolving to amend the above-cited provision extending the allowable period for the disposal of fishes in their cages to be until March 31, 2017;

 

WHEREAS, in a letter addressed to the PCSD Chairman, Hon. Jose Ch. Alvarez duly received onMarch 3, 2017,residents of Sitio Delian, Brgy. Cabugao, Coron, Palawan requested that the Transitory Provision provided above be extended so as to allow them to recoup their investments;

 

WHEREAS,in today’s regular meeting, in recognition of the need of caging operators to yield enough production to be profitable which will support their transition from caging operation to other means of livelihood, the Council unanimously voted to further extend the allowable period for the disposal of fishes in their cages to be until June 15, 2017;

 

WHEREFORE,above premises considered, Section 21, paragraph 3 of PCSD Administrative Order No. 05, series of 2014, is further amended to read as follows:

 

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“All owners and/or operators of fish cages, except those with approved hatcheries and only for hatchery-bred species, shall be allowed to operate and dispose of their remaining stock in their cages until June 15, 2017.”

 

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RESOLVEDFINALLY, that copies of this resolution be sent to all Local Government Units and other concerned agencies and parties for information and guidance;

 

RESOLVEDFINALLY, that copy of this resolution be publishedin a newspaper of general circulation in the Province of Palawanand likewise be deposited at the Office of National Administrative Register at the UP Law Center, Diliman, Quezon City;

 

RESOLVED AND ADOPTED this 7th day of April 2017 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

 

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I hereby certify that the above-quoted resolution has been duly adopted by the PCSD on the 7thtday of April 2017 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

 

 

 

 

NELSON P. DEVANADERA

                                                                                    Secretary

ATTESTED BY:

 

 

 

JOSE CH. ALVAREZ
Chair, PCSD

 

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